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    Hospice vs. Palliative care- What's the difference?

     

    Do you have any personal or professional experience with palliative care or hospice care?  If so, tell us about it.

    Every Care Aide can benefit from understanding basics about related aspects of professional care giving such as hospice care and palliative care.  Maybe someday you might like to step ...

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    My mother in law moved and changed dynamics

    My mother in law moved in 2.5 yrs ago. With some medical issues, mostly manageable. There were no boudaries set for any of us. My wife thought it would be ok. We are currently separated and niether my wife or myself undetstand what happened. I tried creating normalcy after ...

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    How to lighten your holiday chores. What are your Holiday helps and hassells?

     

    During the holidays caregivers seem to have twice (at least) as much to do as non- caregivers.  In addition to the usual extra duties that come with the season, caregivers have to make plans which take into account the needs of frail elders.  

    If you could delegate just ...

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    Seniors' Fitness and Memory Performances May Be More Closely Linked Than Expected

    According to a new study, increased physical activity could actually enhance seniors' memory performance.

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    One of the most common complaints that comes with aging is how difficult it is to remember new information. (This also tends to be one of the main impairments associated with Alzheimer’s disease.) But a new study found that the ...

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    Adults Over Age 60 Currently Hold $66.7 Billion in Student Loan Debt

    More older adults are taking on their grandchildren's student loan debts -- and sacrificing their financial security in the process.

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    "Student loan debt" is an all-too-familiar phrase nowadays, especially when paired with adjectives like "crushing," "insurmountable" or "overwhelming." And, for a very long time, it had been portrayed primarily as the ...